Tagged: directing actors
Second edition of The Art of Directing Actors is published
Finally, my new book “The Art of Directing Actors” is published and available online in the major online booksellers (Amazon) or in our website’s shop. I want to give the words of thanks to … Read More
The Main Function of a Director
From Art of Directing Actors book, by Ernest Goodman. When I ask my students to tell me what a director’s job is, most of them reply that the director is the head of the … Read More
Michael Caine – Acting in Film Workshop
It is genius video where veteran actor Michael Kaine in his workshop (part 1) explains what a director should do with an actor, and shows live how to direct actors and block out a … Read More
Where do the emotions and feelings come from?
From Art of Directing Actors book, by Ernest Goodman. “You cannot hold the feeling”. ~ Constantin Stanislavski The main assumption in acting and directing actors is the idea that human emotions and feelings only appear … Read More
Should we study ‘directing actors’ or is talent enough?
(Peter Yershov) (From The Art of Directing Actors book by Ernest Goodman) “The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.” ~ Emile Zola I’m often asked ”Isn’t talent … Read More
Introduction to directing actors
(From “The Art of Directing Actors” book, by Ernest Goodman) Film directing is a relatively young art form, emerging almost 100 years ago. Theater art, on the other hand, has existed for thousands of … Read More